LA Independent Women Film Awards Winners


It is with great pleasure for LA Indies to share the winners of the latest edition of LA Independent Women Film Awards. LA Independent Women Film Awards seeks to support and recognize talented female artists in a variety of cinematic genres.


The festival believes in the power of female filmmakers and intends to promote and award independent arthouse film projects from U.S. and international productions.




Best Feature & Best Director:

Keep Out! Women over 60

Dir: Seungju Lee For


Best Documentary Feature:

Golden Dawn a public affair

Dir: Angelique Kourounis


Best Narrative Short:

When I'm at Home

Dir: Ivana Todorovic


Best Documentary Short:

Changing Lives One Dive at a Time

Dir: Shannon Unser


Best Short Director:

Dress

Dir: Paulina Lagudi Ulrich


Best Female Director & Best Script:

Polished

Colleen Dodge


Best Unproduced Script:

Never Stop Running

Writer: Dr. Melissa Caudle


Best Actress:

Jennifer Wesse

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Best Experimental:

Looking For You

Dir: Caroline CORBASSON


Best Student Film:

Whoopsie Daisy

Dir: Allie Arasi


Best Producer & Best Cinematographer & Best Composer:

MAN OF FIRE

Director: Heather Schmidt


Best Editor:

Polished

Editor: Betty Jo Moore


Best LGBTQ:

K&A: Lost & Found

Dir: Katie Shannon


Best First Time Filmmaker:

Separation

Dir: Vicky Zhuang Yi-Yin


Best L.A. Filmmaker

The Invite

Dir: Jordan Rader


Best International Filmmaker:

When I'm at Home

Dir: Ivana Todorovic


Best Music Video:

Straight Into The Ocean

Dir: Carolyn Laws


Best Series-Web-Pilot:

Claire-ity

Dir: Rose Massett, Michael Klapp